Tag: museums

Just as Darwin Demanded

Duggars Did A Pretty Good Job Edumacatin’ Their Womb-Fruits, All Right

Reality Teevee show person Jessa Duggar went to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington DC, and came away believing that Charles Darwin led directly to the Nazis' attempted extermination of European Jewry, which suggests that the museum's...

Wal-Mart’s Billions and the Art Museum of Cruelty: A Christmas Carol

Here is a number we've seen bouncing around this week that really makes us want to fire up the old Yule Log, in the sense that the "Yule Log" is a tightly bound human centipede of the richest hundred...

Thanksgiving Wonkabout Style: Turducken For All

Some 400 years ago the Pilgrims and Indians dined together to celebrate a bountiful harvest, and then the nice Pilgrims gave the Indians smallpox blankets and killed just about all of them. To commemorate this glorious occurrence in our...

RedState Discovers Best Museum In World History

Someone sends RedState a photo of this unfunded, dinky thing, in Texas, and Erick Erickson writes, "We need that spirit in this country. We need the Spirit of Skidmore." As tipster "Michael E." writes, "An example of some garbage...

Our Greatest President Had a Summer Home in Crawford DC

Fearing the tourist mobs on the Mall but needing a national monument fix? Head to the mysterious land of Petworth, home to Abraham Lincoln's famous Washington cottage! The Cottage -- actually a 34-room mansion -- was the First Family's second...

Jewish Gangsters, And Of Course, More Photographs Of Obama

"Real Machers: Portraits of American Jewish Gangsters," an exhibit of pen-and-ink drawings by graphic artist Pat Hamou, is opening tomorrow at the Ann Loeb Bronfman Gallery. Hamou's portraits of the "machers" (Yiddish for "big shot") are hardly threatening...

Three Trippy Exhibits and New Orleans Cocktails

The Connor Contemporary showcases the works of John Kirchner and Brandon Morse in a joint exhibit, "Unknowns" and "This Shape We're In," an exploration of decay and rebirth. Kirchner takes old oil paintings from unknown artists and adds...

Michelle Obama To Be Immortalized As Wax Demon!

In the English-speaking world, the greatest honor that a well-known human can earn is to be made into a waxen gargoyle by Madame Tussauds. Michelle Obama, our new First Lady, will enjoy this wonderful privilege in a few short...

Roller Derby Girls and Michael J. Fox

Exhibition Picks: Roller derby girls are frightening: They wear torn fishnets, have tattoos and are into feminism. But Cory Oberndorfer makes them look as sweet as ice cream in his Flashpoint exhibition, “Flavor of the Month,” a collection of candy-colored...

Metro Section: Gay Children to Hang